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The Pope shows his love for the GAA as he gets to grips with an O'Neill's ball


With Jack Charlton turning 80 today, many fans will reminisce on the good old days of Irish soccer. Italia 90 will no doubt be in pour memories as will Big Jack's meeting with then Pope John Paul II.

Today, Pope Francis has etched his name into Irish sporting folklore as he was pictured with one of our very own GAA O'Neill's balls when he met with the Lazio Gaelic Football team.

Un giorno speciale

Posted by S.S. Lazio Calcio Gaelico on Friday, 8 May 2015

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